Chinese foods are well-liked all around the world, especially here in Pakistan. With numerous restaurants popping up around every corner in Lahore, it is hard to decide where to eat. Therefore, finding the one that has exceptional food quality and quantity is the problem. After a comprehensive survey and numerous rating evaluations, we have come up with the 11 best Chinese food restaurants in Lahore.
Lahore is known as the city of food, a place where you can find anything and everything 24 hours a day. Residents and travelers are bombarded with numerous restaurants from every cuisine. Based on research, there are a total of 1196 registered eateries in Lahore alone, out of which 109 are offering Chinese food. These restaurants have been selected based on their ratings, decor, quality, and quantity of the food as well as the quality of service.
Many restaurants were unable to make this list due to either one of the deciding factors. These restaurants strive daily to serve hundreds of satisfied customers on a daily basis, even in these challenging times.
Yum Chinese & Thai – One of Lahore’s Oldest Chinese Restaurants
Established in 2010, Yum Chinese and Thai has since been Lahore’s most preferred Chinese Restaurant. The management is committed to providing an extraordinary dining experience whenever its customers step in to take a bite. Located in the well notorious districts of DHA and Gulberg, Yum restaurants provide a vibrant and intriguing ambiance. Yum offers the perfect dining experience for families and friends due to the combination of modern ethnic décor and the charm of the gathering. Diners can meet, talk and eat in an atmosphere that is comfortable and relaxing.
Lahore’s “Premier” Chinese and Thai Restaurant offers a variety of conventional accustomed red-hot dishes, designed to satisfy both traditional and modern foodies. The quality of food items is maintained by making each item from the menu with fresh quality ingredients. Some of the must-try items from their items are Chef’s Special Chicken and Singapore Noodles. Apart from that, the menu also includes duck, beef, an exquisite range of seafood.
Yum Chinese & Thai Contact Details
Address: 24 K, Gulberg II
Contact Number: (+92) 311 1122101
Timings: 12 PM – 4 PM, 7 PM to 12 AM
Novu Asian Cuisine
This Chinese and Japanese restaurant is operating in 3 different areas of Lahore, namely Gulberg 3, DHA, and Johar Town. Novu has maintained its place under Yum due to its unique taste and flavor. Their indoor and outdoor dining decor is up to the mark and they provide comfortable sittings for family or social gatherings. The professional staff and management both take special care while accomodating customers so that there are no complaints of any sort.
Their signature crunchy honey beef and sushi line are among the favorites of many regular customers. Apart from this, Novu’s clear Thai soup, steamed dumplings, lemongrass chicken, cashew chicken, and Novu special are a must-try at the restaurant. Due to higher demand, Novu is always packed, therefore, it is recommended to have a reservation.
Novu Contact Details
Address: Shop # 3, Central Avenue 2-C, Near Hussain Chowk، Noor Jehan Rd, Block C 3 Gulberg III,
Contact Number: (+92) 331 9296688
Timings: 12 PM – 12 AM
The Rice Bowl Pakistan
The Rice Bowl was the first restaurant to start the single-serving bowl system in Pakistan, which soon became popular among the people. Therefore, It is still the best-suited Chinese restaurant for students and young adults. Management has a focus on the ambiance and fine serving for the customers. However, this does not mean that they are compromising on the quality of the food. The Rice Bowl is located in three places, Johar Town, Packages Mall Food Court, and Gulberg. Recently they have launched a speedy delivery system that delivers hot food to its customers.
The Rice Bowl offers a good mix of Chinese and Thai products on their menu, the prominent among is the Chef’s special. Other than that, a person can get anything he wants as an entrée with wonderful food. From single dining to family functions,
The Rice Bowl Contact Details
Address: 95 – B, Block D1, Gulberg 3
Contact Number: (042) 35789951
Timings: 12 PM – 12 AM
EAST Chinese and Thai
EAST Chinese and Thai’s classical approach towards ambiance coupled with the exceptionally cooked meals, is what stands out about this restaurant. The management also gives proper training and is strict about their quality of service with a special focus on customer satisfaction. in Lahore’s most prominent, Gulberg-2, EAST Chinese and Thai are providing the true Asian Cuisine experience.
Their extensive menu is able to able to cater the needs of everyone that walks into the restaurant. Their prices are a little on the higher side but the quality justifies it. The easy family accommodation makes it the perfect spot for large families of functions.
Most of their dishes have variable spice levels, therefore, it’s best to communicate with the server during order. EAST’s Kung Pao Chicken is even tasteful than it looks in photos, pair it up with any rice or chow mein and you’re good to go. This is one of the reasons it made it to our list of best Chinese restaurants in Lahore.
EAST Chinese and Thai Contact Details
Address: 6-A College Rd, Block Q Gulberg 2
Contact Number: (042) 35751604
Timings: 12 PM – 10 PM
Veera 5 Thai And Chinese Cuisine
Veera 5 is based in Lahore, DHA Phase 5, which is one of the elite areas of Lahore. They are known for the superb Thai range, but they are second to none in Chinese as well. The professional staff, Thai-inspired decor, and great ambiance combine to give the ultimate Thai experience.
Thai food is usually spicy as compared to Chinese food, therefore, the fine chefs of Veera 5 know how to maintain the spice level. Their signature Bian Chao beef and Bangkok-style black pepper chicken are favorites among the masses. Other popular dishes include Tom yum soup, pad thai, Thai green/red curry, and garlic pepper prawns.
Perfect for those who love Thai and Chinese, Veera 5 knows how to distinguish between the two cuisines. If you give this restaurant a try, you’ll always want to stop at Veera 5 when you’re visiting Lahore.
Veera 5 Thai And Chinese Cuisine Contact Details
Address: Building no 80, 5 Street 1, Sector C Phase 5 D.H.A
Contact Number: (+92) 304 4999829
Timings: 1 PM – 12 PM
The Red Lotus is located within the signature, Four Points by Sheraton. The decor and ambiance are ultra-lux due to the VIP guests that arrive at Four Points. Red Lotus maintains its professional serving staff, high quality, and quantity of food items. Their menu is quite extensive, consisting of various chicken and seafood items.
A good mix of chicken or seafood dishes with rice or chow mein is to die for at the Red Lotus. Their specialty is their Prawns with soya beans sauce and Gong Bao Chicken. Special fried noodles are the perfect combo with their other specialties. Beef is also on their menu, and they are very confident in what they can deliver. Definitely a one-stop for premium Chinese food lovers, especially those who are staying at the Four Points.
Red Lotus Contact Details
Address: 25 Egerton Rd, Garhi Shahu
Contact Number: (042) 36310077
Timings: 7:30 PM – 12 PM
P.F. Chang’s is located on the iconic, MM Alam Road in Lahore. Chang’s is among the well-established Chinese restaurants in Lahore. Being a Multi-National franchise comes with its perks as Chang’s is operating in, UAE and the USA as well. There are no major variances regarding the food, however, there is a difference in the number of dishes that are available.
Their professional staff takes quick orders and the expert chefs deliver properly cooked food on time. Their signature dishes are Dynamite shrimps, chicken noodle soup, sesame chicken, Kung pao chicken, and Chow Mein are a must-try. They maintain the level of sweetness, spices, and herbs to ensure the perfect Chinese taste.
Many people who have visited their UAE or USA branch, prefer P.F. Chang’s due to their quality food and superior service. They maintain the same quality here in Pakistan as well making them one of the best Chinese restaurants in Lahore.
P.F. Chang’s Contact Details
Address: 17 – C1 MM Alam Rd, Block C1, Gulberg III
Contact Number: (042) 111 732 333
Timings: 12 PM – 12 AM
Lung Fung Chinese Restaurant
Lung Fung is the only Chinese Restaurant in Lahore that has maintained its quality with zero variation in quality, taste, and quantity. This is why many people recommend Lung Fung to their friends and family. Lung Fung’s quantity is enough to accommodate large families. Recently, the management decided to turn the car park into an outdoor dining area at night due to the pandemic.
The main quality of Lung Fung is its reasonable price and high quality of food portions. When compared to other restaurants in Lahore, it is definitely a plus point. Lung Fung’s signature dishes among its menu are Tempura Prawns, Drumsticks, Black pepper chicken, Finger fish, and Shrimp rice.
Quality outdoor dining makes social gatherings much easier and convenient for the customers, Lung Fungs knows how to enhance the dining experience with its welcoming staff and fine food.
Lung Fung Chinese Restaurant Contact Details
Address: 8-B Kashmir Road, Garhi Shahu
Contact Number: (042) 36301405
Timings: 12 PM – 1 AM
Fuchsia Kitchen is a modern Asian cuisine restaurant that is serving a mix inspired by Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese and Korean flavors. Therefore, they have a typical Asian mindset and outlook on how they should cook and have decorated their restaurant accordingly. Ideally located in Gulberg 3, Fuchsia Kitchen was one of the first restaurants to set up a proper outdoor dining area. The restaurant takes pride in its quality of service, food, and ambiance.
They are popular for their chicken variety, such as Chicken Szechuan and crispy Fried Red Snapper. Fuchsia also specializes in Prawns. Their serving size is perfect to minimize wastage but large enough for the customer to feel satisfied. They are an expert in making Asian fusion food and have maintained their standard up till now.
Whether its a couple or a family of 16 members, Fuchsia Kitchen has the capability to cater to your needs making it one of the best Chinese restaurants in Lahore. Their perfectly seasoned chicken dishes in 4 different cuisines is what makes Fuchsia a favorite among pan-Asia cuisine lovers.
Fuchsia Kitchen Contact Details
Address: 119 Hali Rd, Block E1, Gulberg III
Contact Number: (042) 35762157
Timings: 12 PM – 12 AM
Present in every major city of Pakistan, Mei Kong has always strived to make its place in the Chinese food industry. From the beginning, Mei Kong has maintained its standard of service and food. Their experienced chefs provide food that is the essence of their unique selling point. In terms of dining, their decor and management work hard to provide the conventional Chinese experience. Mei Kong’s outdoor dining ambiance and layout are perfect for those who want to sit, relax and enjoy their food.
Although Mei Kong specializes in seafood, their chicken variety is second in line. Oyster Chicken, Chicken and Almonds, Thai soup, Chicken drumsticks, and Chicken and Mushrooms are the recommended dishes to try at Mei Kong. In seafood, they make the best lobster and prawns. Honey chicken drumsticks as a starter, Oyster chicken with Mei Kong Special chow mein is the perfect combo here.
MEI KONG Contact Details
Address: 1-D Abul Hassan Isfahani Rd, Block D Faisal Town
Contact Number: (+92) 320 4007100
Timings: 12 PM – 12 AM
Sichuan Chinese Restaurant
Sichuan is the most affordable Chinese restaurant in Lahore, with its competitive pricing, quality service, and exceptional food, it was able to make the list. Their extensive menu features a very impressive variety of soups and the Sichuan Special soup holds the crown in all its glory.
Highly recommended as a starter. As we move to the main course, Sichuan has a variety of chicken offerings, most notably are black pepper chicken, shredded chicken with mushroom, and friend chicken honey drumsticks. Sichuan’s chicken fried rice is also a frequent order among the happy customers. One of the most pocket-friendly high standard Chinese restaurants in Lahore has a lot to offer to its happy customers.
Sichuan Chinese Restaurant Contact Details
Address: 28 l College Rd, Block L, Gulberg 2
Contact Number: (+92) 301 4415644
Timings: 6 PM – 12 PM
Wrapping things up…
This concludes the list of the 11 best Chinese restaurants in Lahore and where to find them, if we missed any restaurant that should have been on the list, then let us know in the comments.